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Whether you live deep in the woods or on the top floor of a high-rise apartment, we truly believe that you can enrich your life by becoming more self-reliant.

This magazine contains articles on cooking, DIY information, gardening, livestock, foraging, building, and preparedness.

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In this issue — Spring 2017

On the cover

Spring cleaning by Linda Gabris
Laundry line tips from an old hat by Amanda Woodlee
Hatch your own eggs with an incubator
by Jackie Clay-Atkinson
What to expect when you’re expecting goat kids
by Jackie Clay-Atkinson

In the garden

Grow food — not grass by Melissa Souza
How we built our garden on a hill by Carol Hill
Why gardening is such good exercise, especially for women by Tom Kovach

In the workshop

Build a solitary bee house for your native pollinators by Miranda Rommel
Strike Master Survival Fire Starter — It’s the original “fire-starter” tool and it is still the best by Dave Duffy
Working my way up, Part 4: Buying a new lot and building a new cabin by Setanta O’Ceillaigh

In the kitchen

Feta cheese By Melissa Souza
Canning class, Part 3: Pickles by Jackie Clay-Atkinson

In the barnyard

Building a calf transport cage by Patrice Lewis
Starting my backyard flock by Setanta O’Ceillaigh